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VOL. LIV 



WELLESLEY, MASS., MARCH 21, 1946 



NO. 17 



Choir Will Give Spring j) r# Meitner Will Address 

Vespers With Madrigal 
Group in Chapel Sunday 



College Tuesday, March 26 



Traditional Program Will 

Include Student Solos, 

Madrigal Selections 

The choir will present its tra- 
ditional Spring Vespers service 
in the chapel, Sunday, March 24, 
at 8 p.m. under the direction 
of Miss Margaret Macdonald. 
The program, which includes 
solo numbers by Dorothy Rose 
"48, Phyllis Henderson '46, Mar- 
garet Sawyer "46, Ann Reiter, 
Graduate Student, and Charlotte 
Stone '48, will be as follows: 

Dvorak — S anctus ( Requiem 

Mass) 
Poulenc — Litanies a la Vierge 

Noire 
Hasse — Aftrerere 
Mozart — Dies Irae 
Lacrymosa, Requiem 
Alleluia 
Hoist — Love on my heart from 

heaven fell 
The Madrigal Group will sing 
the semi-chorus parts in the 
Dvorak and Poulenc selections. 
This group under the direction 
of Avery Leeming '46 is com- 
posed of the following girls: 
Jean Turner '46, Mary B. Mor- 
rison '46, Jean Kixmiller '47, 
Charlotte Stone '48, Barbara 
Gormley '47, Judy Hornaday '48, 
Mary Lattin '46, Jeanne Maurer 
"46, Margaret Wilson '47, Eliza- 
■ M i,i E.<m^ -17, RaLi. Jacuby '47, 

Margot Coffin '46, Eunice Rich 
'46, Margaret Sawyer '46, and 
Joyce McCoy '48. 



Prize Offered 
For Best Essay 

The Senior writing the best 
essay on a historical subject will 
receive at Commencement the 
Erasmus Prize offered by the 
Department of History. The lit- 
erary merit as well as the his- 
torical content of the paper will 
be considered. 

Papers must be submitted in 
typewritten form with critical 
bibliographies and references in 
footnotes. First-hand sources 
must be used as extensively as 
possible. Papers written for a 
seminar or for honors, or those 
offered for any other prize will 
not be considered. 

Two copies of any paper sub- 
mitted must be deposited in 
Room 118, Founders Hall, not 
later than May 31, 1946. They 
must be signed by a pseudonym, 
and an envelope enclosing the 
student's name must be present- 
ed with the papers. 



Film to Show 
France Today 

Mr. Donald R. MacJannet, As- 
sistant to the President of Tufts 
College, will show colored mov- 
ies of present-day France, Mon- 
day, March 25, at 7:30 in Pen- 
dleton Hall. Mr. MacJannet will 
supplement his talk with com- 
ments on his experiences in 
France last fall. 

For 20 years before the war, 
Mr. MacJannet was director 
of the MacJannet School in Paris, 
for children of American parents. 
He was also director of the Mac- 
Jannet summer camp in Savoy, 
which he hopes to reopen next 
summer. 



Presidents of 
Houses Named 
This Morning 

House Presidents for 194647 
were introduced to the college 
on the chapel steps this morning. 
Roses, senior caps and cheers 
marked the beginning of their 
apprenticeships in their new 
jobs until they take over full 
responsibilities after spring va- 
cation. 

Nelle Sanders, who has been 
President of Beebe for the past 
year since that dormitory has 
no seniors, will continue in the 
office for next year. Kitty Krebs, 
secretary of Dower last year, 
has been elected President of 
Cazenove. Liba Sullivan, the 
new President of Davis, has been 
active in C.A., Cos Club, and 
was Treasurer of 1947 her soph- 
omore year. Claflin chose Nancy 
Mueller who has worked as a 
Forum Representative and on 
the Grounds Committee, Jane 
Pate at present Vil Junior in 
the Eliot Group, is Munger's 
new President. Mary Wilber, 
H.P. elect for Pomeroy is also 
Joslin's Vil Junior. 

Betty Bremer, active in Ser- 
vice Fund, Barn and this year's 
business manager of Float Night, 
will head Severance. Annette 
Lummis, Shafer's newly elected 
President, has been Treasurer of 
C.G. for the past year. Stone 
will be under the presidency of 
Nancy Nelms, at present Junior 
Social Chairman of that hall, 
and Tower has chosen Lyn Rog- 
ers. Lyn is now chairman of 
Junior Prom. 



Look To War Torn Lands 
They Need— 
FOOD 
CLOTHING 

BOOKS 

Won't you help? 
Watch for more information. 



Year of Study 
In Switzerland 
Is Open Again 

The University of Delaware has 
announced the resumption of the 
Foreign Study Plan for juniors at 
the University of Geneva for 
1946-47. The Committee will ac- 
cept qualified students of any ac- 
credited college or university. 

Full academic credit for one 
year at Geneva will count 
towards any American Bachelor 
of Art's Degree. The plan is sug- 
gested for those interested in the 
language, history and culture of 
France, or for those desiring 
greater understanding in polit- 
ical science, economics, philos- 
ophy and international affairs. 
The objective, according to the 
Bulletin just published by the 
University of Delaware, is to 
give the "broader outlook and 
deeper comprehension that comes 
from the mastery of a foreign 
language and contact with for- 
eign environment." 

Preparation for study at the 
University of Geneva will in- 
clude a five weeks' preliminary 
period in September. The regular 
academic year will take 11 
months, beginning in October. 
Weekly conferences with instruc- 
tors will be held. 

Excursions, concerts, operas 
and plays will be included in the 
extra-curricular activities plan- 
ned by the Foreign Study Bur- 
eau. This Bureau has authority 
over students participating in the 
Plan. 

Funds will be handled by the 
University of Delaware. The max- 
imum cost should be $1950, the 
minimum $1800. Although stu- 
dents have formerly stayed with 
French families, it may be neces- 
sary for some to stay in dormitor- 
ies or student hostels. 

The Bulletin suggests that stu- 
dents interested should have a 
"strong natural aptitude for 
French, strong character, excel- 
lent general scholarship, pleasing 
personality and good health." 



Leading Woman Physicist Helped Split Uranium 
Atom, Recently Voted "Woman of the Year'" 



Political Essay 
Contest Offers 
Wilson Award 

The Department of Political 
Science will award the Woodrow 
Wilson Prize in Modern Politics 
to the member of the class of 
1946 who submits the best es- 
say on some political problem of 
the 19th or 20th century. The 
winner of the prize will be an- 
nounced at Commencement. 

The competition will be gov- 
erned by the following rules: 

1. Papers must be properly 
documented, must contain criti- 
cal bibliographies, and, in so far 
as possible, must be based on 
source material. 

2. Competitors must submit 
two typewritten copies of their 
papers. Carbon copies will be ac- 
cepted. 

3. Each copy must be signed 
by a pseudonym and must be ac- 
companied by a sealed envelope 
containing the real name of the 
competitor. 

4. Papers must be left in Room 
B, Founders Hall, not later than 
June 3, 1946. 

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New Committee 

Starts Campaign 

For War Relief 

The newly formed All-College 
Committee for War Relief started 
its campaign to "Look to War 
Torn Lands" by presenting after 
dinner-speakers in the houses 
March 20. The speakers, some of 
Wellesley's recently arrived for- 
eign students, described the 
plight of their countries as part 
of the committee's drive for aid 
to devastated European coun- 
tries. 

The committee was formed t>y 
the International Relations and 
Domestic Affairs Clubs to public- 
ize the need for aid in countries 
which have suffered the ravages 
of war. A coalition of Service 
Fund, Forum and Christian As- 
sociation, the committee has as 
its object the collecting of food, 
clothing and books which it will 
distribute through various relief 
agencies. Contributions of money 
will also be welcome. Boxes for 
donations have been placed in the 
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DR. LISE MEITNER 



Students' Aid 
Raises $1,230 

The largest sum ever raised by 
the Undergraduate Committee 
increased the fund of the Stu- 
dents' Aid Society by $1,230 at 
the conclusion of the recent drive. 
Represented in this contribution 
were four full $25 life member- 
ships and seven installments of 
life memberships. 

The Board of Students' Aid ex- 
tends its appreciation to all the 
solicitors for their work in the 
drive and to those who responded 
so readily. Leaders of the cam- 
paign agree that "in contributing 
to this vital College service 
undergraduates will feel them- 
selves united with alumnae in a 
common effort to help preserve 
Wellesley's great democratic tra- 
dition." 

Caroline Pentlarge '46 acted as 

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Dr. Lise Meitner, voted "Wom- 
an of the Year" by the Woman's 
National Press Club for her re- 
search in atomic physics, will ad- 
dress the college at 7:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, March 26, in Pendleton 
Hall. 

Miss Meitner's intense re- 
search into nuclear fission began 
several decades ago when she 
worked in Germany with Dr. 
Max Planck, founder of the mod- 
ern quantum theory. The climax 
of her work in nuclear physics 
came in 1939, when, in collabora- 
tion with Drs. Otto Hahn and 
E. Strassmann, she succeeded in 
splitting the uranium atom, and 
in achieving the nuclear fission 
which had been "the scientist's 
dream since the first days of the 
discovery of natural radioactiv- 
ity." 

After her flight from Germany, 
Miss Meitner continued her re- 
search in Sweden, where she 
worked as collaborator of the 
head of the Nobel Institute until 
her departure for the United 
States last January. While in 
Sweden, she was elected to the 
Swedish Academy of Science, the 
third woman ever to become a 
member of the Academy. 

Miss Meitner repeatedly stress- 
es that her work has not been 
on the atomic bomb. This is 
merely the military application, 
she declares, of the knowledge of 
nuclear fission which she helped 
make available to the scientific 
world as long ago as 1939. 

At present, Miss Meitner has 
taken a visiting professorship at 
Catholic University in Washing- 
ton, D. C. She expects to return 
to Stockholm next summer to 
continue her experimental work. 
The Departments of Mathema- 
tics, Physics, and Chemistry, and 
Sigma Xi society will sponsor 
Miss Meitner's appearance here. 
Her lecture will be required for 
students of physics, chemistry, 
and mathematics. 



Finer, Meyer Will Speak 
Saturday on the Atomic 
Age, World Organization 



Dr. Herman Finer and Mr. 
Cord Meyer will present their 
views on "World Organization in 
an Atomic Age," Saturday, March 
23, at 4:00 in Pendleton. The dis- 
cussion, which is the first part of 
the C.A.-Forum, Intercollegiate 
Conference, will be followed by a 
supper and discussion in the Rec- 
building at 6:00, and an informal 
dance with Hal Reeves' orchestra 
in Alum at 8:30. 

Dr. Finer is taking the place of 
Mr. Norman Pedalford, who was 
originally scheduled to speak but 
has been called to Washington on 
government business this week. 
Dr. Finer is known here at Wel- 
lesley as Visiting Professor of 
Political Science, a position which 
he also holds at Harvard. He was 
for 13 years Lecturer in Public 
Administration at the London 
School of Economics, and has 
held various advisory positions, 
having been consultant on post- 
war reconstruction to the Inter- 
national Labor Office of the 
League of Nations. Author of 
several books on economic and 
political affairs, Dr. Fitter's latest 



publication is Road to Reaction. 

His co-speaker at the afternoon 
panel, Mr. Cord Meyer, is a 
graduate student at Harvard. He 
served as a lieutenant in the 
Navy during the war and was 
present at the San Francisco Con- 
ference last April as Commander 
Stassen's aide. According to Miml 
Ashton '46, co-head of publicity 
for the Conference, Mr. Meyer was 
called "the Alexander Hamilton 
of our day" by the New York 
Times, "so we all should be in- 
terested in hearing him." 

Ginny Guild '46, this year's 
Head of Forum, will preside at 
the discussion period after sup- 
per, at which time Wellesley stu- 
dents will have a chance to voice 
their opinion on "World Organ- 
ization in an Atomic World." Mr. 
Meyer will also be present at this 
time to answer any questions. 

Tickets for the supper and 
dance were sold last week, but 
all students and their dates are 
invited to attend the afternoon 
and evening discussions whether 
they have tickets or not. 



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YOU CAN'T GIVE YOUR CAKE 
AND HAVE IT TOO 

If we believe that the world is in a serious 
plight and needs our help, let's help it. If we 
do not believe this let's not talk about it. Let's 
face facts and be consistent. Recently some 
of us have been interested in a suggestion that 
wc give up two desserts a week and send the 
money saved to tin people of war ravaged 
countries. (This idea has been found imprac- 
ticable and a better one is being planned.) 
Most of us responded at least to the principle 
behind this suggestion. No serious minded cit- 
izen of this or any other more fortunate country 
can deny her responsibility to homeless, mis- 
erable, and starving people. Even- student at 
Wellesley believes that she would help if she 
could. Is there anything that would be easier 
for a well-fed college girl to give up than two 
desserts a week? Would anything make less 
difference? And the amount of money saved 
from two dessertless nights a week would be 
a pittance in comparison to what we might 
offer. If we really want to help we can do 
more than this. 

Within the same week that we were talking 
about sacrificing our desserts for starving peo- 
ples the junior and senior classes were plan- 
ning to spend $2,000 each on orchestras for 
prom. We are looking forward to the proms, 
but the extra $1000 or $1500 for a "name band" 
is incomprehensible today, whether this is 
"after all, our last year" or not. During the 
war we felt that it was unpatriotic to spend 
freely. Now we tell ourselves that we h 
almost forgotten how to have a carefree time. 
Unfortunately world conditions reveal that the 
time to relax is not yet here. Before 
upon $10 to $12 1 1 ir our proms we should 

consider how much th08e last live dollars might 
help in the world today. 

A committee of Forum began a campaign 
lay for food, clothing, and books for 

war-torn land-. Wh:tt th.-v collect will be sent 
to the needy through UNRRA or Red Cro 



CHURCHILL'S SPEECH 

The warnings of Winston Churchill cannol 
be lightly brushed aside. For years "while 
England slept" he warned of the impending 
danger of fascism. While we respect him as 
a great leader, however, wc cannot allow our- 
selves to accept Mr. Churchill's opinions un- 
critically. His Fulton, Missouri, speech, we 
believe, is open to just criticism. 

Although he attempted to deny it later, Mr. 
Churchill advocated here a military alliance 
between the United States and Great Britain, 
aimed at Russian "expansionism." Such a pro- 
posal, at a time when the democracies are at- 
tempting to gain the confidence of Russia] is 
hardly guaranteed to allay the Russian sus- 
picions which results from being ignored or 
opposed by the democracies for twenty years. 
In effect, though he denied it, the former Prime 
Minister railed tor a return to the nineteenth 
century balance of power system of maintain- 
ing the peace. 

We cannot insure great power harmony by 
declaring our faith in the UNO one moment 
and. as Mr. Churchill did, opposing UNO con- 
trol of the atomic bomb in the next. Russian 
expansion cannot be stopped by declaring, as 
Mr. Churchill did, that Russia does not want 
war and then questioning whether it will not 
take a third world war to teach the democracies 
"again" the dangers of "appeasement." 

Although Mr. Churchill's speech fortunately 
doc- not represent the attitude of the British 
goernment, it represents a dualistic attitude 
in the thinking of a sufficiently large group of 
people to indicate an exceedingly dangerous 
trend. If we attempt to stop by bilateral or 
unilateral action, those actions of which we 
disapprove, we admit that we are guilty of the 
same suspicious attitudes which cause other 
countries to take such action. The answer to 
these problem- i> not an easy one to find. We 
cannot agree with Mr. Churchill, however, that 
the solution will be found by forming military 
alliances. . 

LITTLE SLAM 

W'elledey girls have really buckled down in 
earnest to a new and demanding task during 
the past week. We notice that many students 
who could not be urged to exert themselves 
in other ways are devoting long hours to this 
new campus-wide event. We mean, of course, 
the Intercollegiate Bridge Tournament which 
the student body of Wellesley is supporting 
with an enthusiasm seldom accorded to the 
finer things in life. We are overwhelmed at 
such devotion to the important side of our edu- 
cation. 

Perhaps there just aren't enough other things 
available at Wellesley. Take the extra-curric- 
ular field. New organizations have sprung up, 
and the old ones have expanded tremendously, 
so that Everyone will have a chance To Par- 
ticipate In The Best That College Has To Offer. 
Oh, of course a few queer officers are now at- 
tempting to cut back these activities to a sen- 
sible proportion, but that can't last— why, if 
it did last, we might have some time left to 
study and that would be horrible! 

Or maybe it is just that the student body 
at Wellesley is too smart to be stuffy. They 
aren't going to be caught in the act of think- 
ing and of learning, unless they're being hu- 
morous. But everyone will know that nobody 
means it when they say they got excited about 
ding a history book. That sort of stuff 
went out with the dinosaurs. We are living 
in the new age; you know, the atomic age, in 
which the problems of civilization have shrunk 
into nothingness. There i- plenty of time to 
concentrate on Culbertson. And just think how 
it will broaden the horizon of the lucky Wel- 
vinners when they get that trip to New 
York next month. 




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THE LAST LAMB CHOP 



Beyond the €ampn§ 

Ginny Guild '$6, 
President of Forum 



Echoes of some misunderstand- 
ing about the nature and purpose 
of this column have drifted this 
way, and, before the present au- 
thor backs out of the picture for 
good, some clarification should be 
made. This column is a column of 
opinion, the opinion of one per- 
son, the person who writes it. 
This column does not in any way 
represent Forum or reflect the 
personal feelings of any of the 
officers of Forum except the pres- 
ident, nor does it express the 
ideas of the president in her of- 
ficial capacity. She writes as her- 
self. Forum is a non-partisan or- 
ganization. It is so constituted 
that any opinion on any subject 
of a political nature may be pre- 
sented to the college under the 
auspices of Forum, with Forum 
acting as the indifferent med- 
iator. The Forum Board, as a 
body, can not approve or disap- 
prove of the purposes of the 
World Federation Group, for ex- 
ample; it can only supervise the 
methods it uses. No office 1 ' of 
Forum is supposed to direct the 
official activities of Forum in a 
biased way. This can not be con- 
strued, however, to prohibit any 
officer of Forum from expressing 
her feelle.gs as a private citizen 
of the college community. The 
president of Forum is usually 
asked to write this column be- 
cause it seems that she ought to 
be vitally interested in political 
affairs and, because of h°r close 
connection with these matters, 
should have some opinion to ex- 
press. She is asked by News to 
write a column of her own 
opinion, and she may consider 
herself free, for the moment, 
from her official capacity. 



As Mr. Churchill himself put 
it Friday night, he has made 
some "arresting" remarks on the 
activities of Russia which have 
put the world in a hubbub for 
the past few weeks. The former 
prime minister has always been 
renowned for his "Churchillian 
Prose." He has managed to ex- 
press himself, in the past also, in 
"arresting" terms, and he has 
used this gift to wield a lot of 
influence. He can hardly be 
thought to be unaware of the ef- 
fect his remarks can have and are 
having on Anglo-Russian-Amer- 
ican relations. His harsh criticism 
of the Russians, coming from an 
American ? odium, coming after 
introductory remarks by the 
President of the United States, 
have not helped to relieve the 
growing suspicion between Rus- 
sia and ourselves. It seems that 
a different point than the one he 
emphasized lies behind the philos- 
ophy of getting tough with Rus- 
sia. The United States has long 
been too indecisive in handling 
foreign powers. We are imma- 
ture at the game, and we are ner- 
vous. We can only gain our own 
confidence and the respect of the 
world if we put the resolve to be 
firm with everyone before the 
specific one of getting tough with 
Russia. We must learn to be 
firm and polite, to avoid name- 
calling and snap judgments on 
who is plotting the next war. 
Russia is not going to like our 
getting tough with her, if we let 
everyone else push us around. 

Any kind of an Anglo-American 
alliance would tend to become an 
economic alliance, a trade al- 
liance. Our two nations could, 
(Continued on Page 6, Col. S) 



FREE PRESS 



To the Editor: 

Does the Administration of 
Wellesley College want to dis- 
courage college education or does 
it want to discourage marriage? 
Since the announcement of the 
return to the old rule that mar- 
ried girls will not be able to live 
on campus, it has seemed to 
many of us that one of these 
facts must be true. 

The administration says that 
this rule was passed because the 
college does not approve of 
young married couples being sep- 
arated. But do we not have a 
right to lead our own lives? If 
a girl really wants to complete 
her studies at college, and is 
willing to be away from her hus- 
band during the week, it seems 
to me that she should be en- 
couraged to return, and not dis- 
couraged. If it comes to a choice 
between marriage and college, al- 
most every girl will chose mar- 
riage. 

Of course, a married girl may 
live in the village and attend 



classes, but this has disadvan- 
tages. A girl would be complete- 
ly alone during the week. She 
would have the problem of find- 
ing a place to live, buying all 
her meals, and she would un- 
doubtedly have to spend more 
money than she would be able 
to spend. Her family would no 
doubt feel uneasy about her liv- 
ing alone, and they might not 
allow her to return. 

It seems to us that Wellesley 
should be broadminded and lib- 
eral. We think that the rule 
should be abolished. If this is 
not possible, we think that the 
rule should not be in effect until 
the fall of 1947. Since this rule 
has not been made public to the 
college, and since many members 
of the junior class have not had 
any notice of this, it is unfair to 
bring the ruling into effect now. 
Come on, Wellesley, let's not be 
old-fashioned! 
A discouraged and disgruntled 

Junior. 



Harrison Finds 

Theatre Active 

Daring the War 

"No, my interest in Shakes- 
peare was not inspired by a visit- 
to Stratford or by a favorite prdt- 
fessor," began Dr. Harrison, head 
of the English Department of 
Queens University, in Ontario, 
and visiting lecturer here. "I just 
wanted to find out for myself 
what it was all about." 

When Dr. Harrison entered 
Queens College, Cambridge as a 
student in 1913 his major field 
of interest was the classics. He 
had the honor of being a "class- 
ical exhibitioner" the winner of a 
public competitive entrance 
scholarship in his field. 

His studies were interrupted by 
the war of 1914-18, when he join- 
ed the infantry and was sent to 
the middle east serving during 
most of the war in Mesopotamia 
with a short sojourn in India. 

"There wasn't much time or 
opportunity for entertainment 
there," Dr. Harrison smiled, "and 
there were no entertainment 
troups sent to lift our morale. 
There were a few theatres in 
Bombay where third rate com- 
panies gave third rate plays, and 
there was at least one native 
theatre, but I can't remember 
ever taking in any of these pro- 
ductions." 

On his return to Cambridge in 
1919 Dr. Harrison turned his at- 
tention to English Literature, 
specializing in the Elizabethan 
period. He has always been most 
interested in the historical as- 
pects of literature, and he devot- 
ed much time to studying the 
manner in which the customs and 
events of the sixteenth century 
are reflected in the works of the 
Elizabeth writers. 

The second world war found 
Professor Harrison playing quite 
a different role than he had as a 
younger man. His services were 
sought by the Royal Army Serv- 
ice Corps at the outset of hostili- 
ties, while a little later he was 
transferred to the Intelligence 
Corps. He was given no oppor- 
tunity to go "overseas" unless 
Ireland can be called overseas. 

The theatre was very active in 
England during the war, Pro- 
fessor Harrison reports, and 
Shakespearean productions both 
in Stratford and London carried 
on. Stratford was untouched by 
aerial warfare, and the large 
theatre there which Dr. Harrison 
described as "the most comfort- 
able and worst theatre which I 
have ever been in" remained un- 
scathed. This theatre was de- 
signed by a woman architect and 
the acoustics are atrocious. There 
is a most unfortunate echo, and 
there was no proper space left for 
dressing rooms back stage. 

Dr. Harrison has never acted 
himself but he bas produced 
Shakespearean plays on several 
occasions. He does not consider 
the acting of isolated scenes 
from plays a rewarding supple- 
ment to studying Shakespeare, 
"On the whole it just wastes 
time." His method of teaching 
Shakespeare emphasizes the stu- 
dents' individual interpretation 
of the text. "I don't allow my stu- 
dents even to look into the works 
of critics until the very last of the 
course," he said firmly. 



WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, MARCH 21, 1946 




News Interviews Greek, 
Geology, History Majors 



Dr. Carl Com p ton with new Phi Betes: Upper Row, Ginger 

Lydiard, Barbara Chapline, Dorothy Proctor, Janet McMasters, 

Margaret Torbert; First row, Lillian Levine, Eileen Quigley, 

Marilyn Bullock, Barbara Rogers 

Ten Competing Societies Hold 
For Davenport Open Program 
Speech Award Meeting Friday 



Finals in the annual Davenport 
Speech Contest will be held Wed- 
nesday afternoon, March 27 at 
4:40 in Billings Hall. Any Sopho- 
more, Junior, or Senior who has 
completed or is completing two 
courses in speech is eligible to 
compete for the prize of $50, 
which is given for "excellence 
in oral interpretation." The 
award was established by the 
late George Howe Davenport, a 
former trustee of the College. 

The preliminary contest took 
place March 20 in Green Hall, 
when contestants read a short ex- 
cerpt from a play and a lyric 
poem of their own choosing. 
Those chosen to appear in the 
finals gave a two-minute extem- 
poraneous speech, and performed 
readings from a lyric poem and 
play chosen by the department. 

Judges for the preliminaries 
included Miss Jeannette B. Lane, 
Miss Inez E. Hegarty, Miss Mar- 
garet L. Wood, of the Depart- 
ment of Speech, and Miss Cecile 
de Banke, Chairman of the De- 
partment. Mr. Frederick Jessner 
of the same department, and 
Miss Margaret Ball, of the De- 
partment of Political Science, 
will join them in judging the 
finals. 

The ten contestants taking part 
are Miriam Brady '47, June Brun- 

( Continued on Page 6, Col. S) 



Agora, Shakespeare, and Alpha 
Kappa Chi will present program 
meetings, open to all interested 
students of the college, March 
22, at their respective houses, as 
a part of the "Window to the 
World" project. Agora will dis- 
cuss four countries and the prob- 
lems they present to the United 
Nations Organization. Audrey 
Graburn '46 will discuss Argen- 
tina; Bettye Rutherford '47 will 
discuss Spain; Ellen Van Deu- 
sen '47 will speak on Iran; and 
Betty Ruth Farrow '46 will speak 
about Indonesia. 

Shakespeare will present com- 
edy scenes from Hamlet, Mac- 
beth, King Henry IV, Part One, 
As You Like It, and Twelfth 
Night. Sue Finke '46 and Nancy 
Forsythe '47 will enact a scene 
from Hamlet; Mary Edith Buck- 
ley '46 and Marion McCuiston 
'46 will take parts from Macbeth; 
Gertrude Puccia '47 and Jinx 
Rogers '46 are acting in King 
Henry IV; Jo Ingalls '47, Car- 
olyn Pentlarge '46 and Anne 
Titchener '46 are enacting parts 
of As You Like It; and Twelfth 
Night will be portrayed by Marie 
Bransfield '46, Lee Piatt "'46 and 
Jane Sanford '46. 

A. K. X. will show the influ- 

( Continued on Page 6, Col. 2) 



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Geology 

"Visual ability plus love of the 
outdoors are the only qualifica- 
tions necessary for a geology 
major" declared Vivian Baker 
'46. There are many positions 
open to majors in this field, she 
added — oil work, an assistant- 
ship at a college, work on land- 
scape, rocks, or glacial effects, 
or in gemology. 

After graduation Vivian in- 
tends to work in gemology, "a 
completely new field," she said 
enthusiastically. "I became in- 
terested in it after taking gem- 
ology 103, which I recommend 
strongly as a related subject." 
The Gemological Institute of 
America, she explained, offers a 
three-year course, upon comple- 
tion of which the institute and 
the jewelers will acknowledge 
the graduate as a profesisonal. 
Vivian recommends taking 
many sciences as related courses, 
"simply because the geology ma- 
jor must get used to the scienti- 
fic approach." She recommend- 
ed specifically zoology, chemis- 
try, and geography. 

Greek 

"Why am I majoring in 
Greek?" repeated Irene Peterson 
'46, "For the sheer enjoyment of 
the subject. I love it." She dis- 
agrees completely with those 
who think Greek is an impracti- 
cal major, pointing out that 
many jobs offer themselves to 
the specialist in Greek, particu- 
larly archeology, research, trans- 
lating and teaching. 

"One of the nicest things about 
a Greek major," Petey declared, 
"is that all the related subjects 
are so fascinating." Art and phil- 
osophy are especially interest- 
ing to Greek majors. Drama 
courses always discuss the Greek 
theatre, and composition courses 
study the growth of Greek tra- 
gedy. She recommends theatre 



workshop, as well, for an under- 
standing of the differences in 
drama since the Greek age. 

History 

"History is a wonderful ma- 
jor," said Sazie Carreau '46. "It's 
always so interesting — like a 
continued story. And it's espe- 
cially necessary now, for an un- 
derstanding of today's events, 
and what might happen tomor- 
row." 

The three fields where history 
majors are most in demand, 
Sazie declared, are research, 
magazine work, and government. 
She is minoring in political sci- 
ence, and hopes, after gradua- 
tion, to get a job with the Unit- 
ed Nations Organization. Eco- 
nomics, political science and so- 
ciology are valuable related 
fields, as well as philosophy, art, 
and literature, which provide an 
understanding of the thought 
and feeling of the times. 

Music 

"Most important of all for a 
music major," said Peg French, 
'46, "is a real interest and enthus- 
iasm for the subject." In addition, 
she remarked, one needs sensiti- 
vity to music, a good ear, a feel 
for the subject, and preferably, 
proficiency with some instru- 
ment." 

"Music is one field," Peg said, 
"which almost invariably re- 
quires more study than a B.A. 
degree, either in graduate school 
here, or study abroad." Those 
who major in music can teach, 
compose, or plan to go on the 
concert stage, she added. 

Particularly valuable related 
courses are mathematics and 
physics, and foreign lauguages 
such as French and German, Peg 
said. She also recommends study 
of history, as well as the related 
fields of art and literature. 





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FILENE'S IN WELLESLEY 



WKLLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, MARCH 21, 1946 



Attorney Cites 
Hardships of 
U. S. Japanese 

McWilliams Urges Evacuee 

Indemnification, Freedom 

Organization for Rights 

"Our problem," declared Carey 
McWilliams, California attorney 
and authority on racial minori- 
ties, "is to organize freedom. We 
can no longer rely on automatic 
checks and balances, or negative 
laissez-faire attitudes toward 
civil rights. The forces of good 
will must be organized for the 
protection of democratic privi- 
leges." Mr. McWilliams spoke 
here March 18 on "The Re- 
location of Japanese-Americans." 
SMr. McWilliams pointed out 
at in order to understand the 
situation of the Japanese-Ameri- 
cans on the West Coast it is ne- 
cessary to consider that the Japa- 
nese have only been here for two 
generations. Because of the geo 
graphy of the country, they are 
"highly concentrated" in Wash- 
ington, Oregon and California. 
The war struck these recent im- 
migrants "at the worst possible 
time, when the second generation 
had only just begun to reach ma- 
turity." 

Mr. McWilliams cited the hard- 
ships of the 110,000 Japanese- 
Americans who were suddenly 
evacuated from the West Coast 
at the outbreak of the War. The 
government had no prepared pro- 
gram and was forced to create a 
modified detention program to 
house the thousands who had no 
place to go. At the relocation cen- 
( Continued on Page 6, Col. 2) 



Are You A Cat? 
Are You A Wolf? 
Are You A Baby Hippo? 

Try-out for Tree Day's 
"Jungle Book" 
No experience needed — 
Freshmen to Seniors wel- 
come — Monday, Tuesday, 
Wednesday, March 25. 26, 
27. See Index Board. 



Elinor Mason 
Talks on India 

"Adventures in Teaching Nu- 
trition in India" was the topic 
of a lecture by Miss Elinor D. 
Mason, Wednesday, March 20, 
under the auspices of the May- 
ling Soong Foundation. The lec- 
ture was sponsored by the De- 
partments of Zoology, Chemistry, 
and Geography. 

Since 1921 Miss Mason has been 
doing research in India on the 
metabolism of Indian women 
and on Indian diets. She first 
served as professor of zoology 
and physiology at the Women's 
Christian College, Madras, India. 
After the recent famine in India, 
she was appointed by the gov- 
ernment as a member of a com- 
mission studying diets in the 
country. 

A graduate of Mount Holyoke 
College. Miss Mason received 

her MA. from Wellesley in 1921 
and her- Ph.D. from Radcliffe in 
1934. She taught at Wellesley 
during 1921 as a member of the 
Department of Zoology. 



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"Freedom and independence 
are not the same thing," asserted 
Dr. Alexander Loudon, Nether- 
lands Ambassador, in an address 
to the college March 13 under the 
sponsorship of the "Window to 



AA Plans Field Dr. Loudon Approves 
Day March 21 Freedom for Indonesian 

In Gymnasium ^> i t-v 4. r. r^ 1 

In keeping with the "Window -L COplC <1S .L/UtCJl l^OlOIiy 

pine Islands as an example of 
the correct path to follow, for 
while the population of the Phil- 
ippines is 95 percent Christian, 
the population of the Dutch East 
Indies is 95 percent Moslem and 
follows an often barbarous form 
of law. 

The Dutch, Dr. Loudon em- 
phasized, have developed the In- 
dies along civilized lines. They 
have developed natural resourc- 
es, have built up a people's gov- 
ernment with a parliament 
largely formed of natives, and 
have given educational opportun- 
ities to the populace. Further- 
more, he stated, the Dutch dele- 
gation to the San Francisco con- 
ference strongly supports Arti- 
cle 73 of the Charter, which ob- 
ligates them to establish well- 
being, to insure political, eco- 
nomic, social, and educational 
advance, and to aid in the de- 
velopment of self-government for 
colonial peoples. 

Dr. Loudon blames the Japa- 
nese underground movement for 
the present strife in Indonesia. 
Reading from a telegram which 
he received three days before his 
lecture at Wellesley, he cited sev- 
ral instancs of continuing Japa- 
nese activity. "The Greater East 
Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere is not 
dead," he asserted. In some 
places, Japanese are actually in 
command of the native forces. 
In others, they serve as instruc- 
tors and advisers. This activity, 
said Dr. Loudon, was initiated as 
soon as Japan proper capitulated 

(Continued on Page 6, Col. 1) 



to the World" theme sponsored 
by all the major organizations 
this semester, the Athletic Asso- 
ciation has transformed its usu- 
al indoor demonstration into a 
United Nations field day, to be 
held today, in Mary Hemenway 
Hall at 4:40. 

Instead of the usual demon- 
stration of ping-pong, weight 
lifting, and square and round 
dancing, the Indoor Field Day 
features competition by houses. 
All upper-class and freshman 
houses have been divided into 
eight groups, each with the name 
of one of the United Nations. 
These teams will play each oth- 
er, both in team and individual 
sports. Squash, basketball, swim- 
ming, table-tennis, and deck ten- 
nis games will highlight the pro- 
gram. 

After the Field Day, announce- 
ments of awards will be made 
from the pool balcony, where re- 
freshments will be served. 



Wilson Awards - 

(Continued from Page 1) 

5. Honors papers are not eligi- 
ble. 

6. Papers submitted for other 
prizes are not eligible. 

7. The department reserves the 
right to withhold the award in 
case no paper is sufficiently ex- 
cellent to merit it. 

Last year the Woodrow Wilson 
Prize was awarded to Mary Alice 
Burgess, '45. Her subject was 
"Revision of Treaties in the Gen- 
eral International Organization." 




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One of the Years Really BIG 

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Dr. Alexander Loudon 

the World" program. Dr. Loudon 
discussed colonial problems, 
speaking in particular about the 
Indonesian situation. 

"The war is over and we are 
getting deeply sentimental about 
the poor underdog fighting for 
his independence," said Dr. Lou- 
don. The Indonesians, he stated, 
might not be independent of 
Dutch rule, but they have free- 
dom under the Dutch. He said 
that the United States could not 
use her treatment of the Philip- 



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Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Opening April 2 for 

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WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, MARCH 21, 1946 



Harrison Talks Tea Dance, Buffet Supper Will Spiral Motif Displayed in Exhibit 
On Background Precede Barn's 'Night Must Fall' Loaned by Mrs. Warren Fiske 
Of King Lear 



"I am certain that had Shake- 
speare written King Lear in any 
other year, it would have been 
a totally different play," stated 
Dr. George B. Harrison, Head of 
the English Department at 
Queens College in Ontario, at a 
lecture, March 12. Having stud- 
ied and written much about the 
Elizabethan age and its litera- 
ture, this year's Furness Fund 
lecturer explained the events and 
trends which he believes were 
the background of King Lear. 

"Works of dramatic art," Dr. 
Harrison commented, "are condi- 
tioned by the theater, audience, 
and events of their period, re- 
flecting not only the author's ex- 
perience and personality but also 
the body and pressure of the 
times." Since all accounts of 
Shakespeare's actual experience 
are lost, Dr. Harrison looked to 
the general conditions of the age 
in which he lived. 

Contrary to the expectations of 
the people, no chaos resulted 
from Queen Elizabeth's death in 
1603, and when James VI peace- 
fully succeeded to the throne, 
there was great rejoicing. Bit- 
terness followed, however, when, 
instead of a golden age. James* 
reign proved one beset by re- 
ligious and political difficulties, 
scandals ,and plots. "The events 
of the year 1605, which has been 
called "The Black Year," Dr. Har- 
rison explained, "included a plot 
to blow up all the members of 
the government, an eclipse, an 
earthquake, the mysterious 
maiming of animals, and the 
shock of Lady Rich's marrying 
her lover." Equally full of 
strange incidents was the follow- 
ing 5 -ar, in which King Lear 
was written. 

Dr. Harrison- went on to point 
out the reflection of many of 
these events and current trends 
in Shakespeare's adaptation of 
the old legend of the king and 
his three daughters. King Lear, 
he concluded, "depicts a universe 
in which all natural ties are over- 
whelmed by a very breach of 
nature — as it must have seemed 
to those who lived during these 
black years." 

o 

Then, there was the story of 
the four Juniors who found them- 
selves caught between floors in 
an elevator one evening. Making 
the most of theTr plight, they 
played off their bridge tourna- 
ment matches. 




Barn Cast: Laurel Cutler '46; 
Mac Isaac '46; Kitty Helm 

Reintroducing an old spring 
weekend custom will be the All- 
College Tea Dance and Supper, 
followed by Barn's "thriller" pro- 
duction of Night Must Fall, 
March 30 in Alum. The last of 
these weekends was held in the 
spring of '42 when Barn produced 
Franz Molnar's Liliom, after 
which the playgoers, clad in their 
new spring formats, danced the 
rest of the evening away in the 
ballroom of Alum. This year's 
event is to be a revival, with mod- 
ifications, of this "Spring Form- 
als Weekend," as it was called. 

This year the procedure will be 
reversed, with the dance first and 
the murder mystery as the cli- 
max of the day. As announced 
now, plans include an informal 
tea dance from 3:30 to 7:00, to 
the music of Hal Reeves and his 
orchestra, a buffet supper served 
by Seilers (the menu includes 
creamed chicken, mashed pota- 
toes, peas, and sherbet), and 



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'49; and Betty Hart '48. 

Night Must Fall at 8:30. 

The ticket sale for the tea 
dance and supper is limited to 
400. Plans for Sunday are left to 
the "Wellesley ingenuity," and if 
spring is really here to stay pic- 
nics and canoeing will probably 
finish off the weekend for many. 
It is hoped that everyone will 
turn out to welcome back one of 
Wellesley's favorite pre-war tra- 
ditions. 

o 

Students Aid - 

(Continued from Page 1) 
general chairman, assisted by 
Mary Edith Buckley '46, chair- 
man of Seniors; Betty Bremer '47, 
and Joan Tomajan *47, chairman 
of Juniors; Elizabeth DeCoster 
'48 and Holly Mann '48, chairman 
of Sophomores. 



Critic Anna Campbell '46 
The Spiral in Nature as Re- 
lated to the Arts, to Symbolism 
and to Philosophy is the title of 
the current exhibition at the 
Farnsworth Art Museum. Mrs. 
Fiske Warren of Boston has lent 
part of her collection of land 
and sea shells as well as dia- 
grams of spirals and photo- 
graphs illustrating their rela- 
tion to the visual arts of many 
ages. 

The underlying thesis of the 
exhibition is the unification of 
our knowledge and can best be 
expressed in this quotation from 
Mrs. Warren's article, Art, Na- 
ture, Education: "Few of us 
see, hear, and reflect as in early 
ages they did. We lack enriched 
thinking: thinking nourished by 
widespread references and rela- 
tionships: by a sense of tradi- 
tion and indestructible continu- 
ity. When a subject no matter 
what it may be, is treated as 
if isolated from and independent 
of the remaining universe of 
subjects, then it cannot be pen- 
etrated and understood." 

It is not surprising that the 
spiral has been chosen as a ba- 
sic unifying motif, for it is one 
of the most significant design 
forms in the visual arts. Be- 
cause of its constant recurrence 
in nature, as well as its rhyth- 
mic beauty, a wealth of symbol- 
ism has developed around it. 
Mathematicians and philoso- 
phers, too, have been fascinated 
by it. 

Emphasis in the exhibition has 
been placed on the "logarith- 
mic" or "equiangular" spiral 
because its growth pattern de- 
velops by geometrical progres- 
sion. Although it has been 




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known from early times, its 
mathematical calculation is at- 
tributed to James Bernoulli, a 
seventeenth century mathemati- 
cian. It has been said that he 
became so fascinated by its dy- 
namic quality that he asked to 
have it carved upon his grave. 
The Archimedes spiral was also 
known in early times but dif- 
fers from the "logarithmic" 
spiral in that it increases by an 
equal increment of growth ra- 
ther than by geometrical pro- 
gression or changing ratio. 

There are numerous photo- 
graphs of the spiral motif in 
the plans of Islamic towers and 
Siamese pagodas, of its decor- 
ative use in Greek, Roman, Ro- 
manesque and Gothic art, to 
mention only a few periods. It 
is interesting to note, too, that 
the spiral design continues to 
be recognized by modern artists 
and architects because of its 
beautiful proportions. There is 
one photograph of a modern 
French staircase but many more 
examples from the modern pe- 
riod could be added. The re- 
cent design of Frank Lloyd 
Wright for the Guggenheim Mu- 
seum has for its plan a spiral 
pattern. 

The exhibition, which is spon- 
sored by the departments of art 
and mathematics, will run 
through vacation and is well 
worth seeing. 




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Hi there! Just returned from 
a village shopping expedition. 
While we were there discovered 
that GROSS STRAUSS has a 
very nice selection of knitted two 
piece wool suits by Sacony. They 
are the thing for traveling since 
they are very smart and definite- 
ly non-crushable. P. S. Don't 
overlook the shop's Dri Duk rain 
coats by Olaf or their very ele- 
gant nylon satin rain coats. 

Your chariot awaits madame 
. . . this time in the form of LE 
BLANC TAXI. Call Wellesley 
1600 for superior taxi service. 

Now's the time to get your 
summer short supply together 
... and HILL AND DALE is 
the place to do it. They have 
some very gay dressy shorts with 
bandanna tops. Not to mention 
their pedal pushers. The shop 
is also featuring a collection of 
very trim spring suits. 

The next rainy day that comes 
along we're going to trot over 
to CANDLEWICK CABIN and 
spend the afternoon just explor- 
ing. The CABIN, located near 
the Ford Motor Company, has 
an unusual collection of used 
furniture and clothing. We never 
fail to find something we need. 

It's never too early to begin to 
think about how you are going to 
get those odds and ends like ra- 
dios and typewriters home this 
summer. COLLEGE TAXI will 
solve this problem very nicely 
for you. They will pack or crate 
any item and ship it anywhere in 
the United States for a very 
nominal fee. 

Bunny 
o 

Workroom Issues Call 

For Volunteer Knitters 

"The Work Room on the fourth 
floor of Green Hall is an excel- 
lent place to find practical ways 
of helping in the UNIO project," 
suggests Faith Lehman '46, Head 
of Work Room. In addition to 
the regular Red Cross work, 
there is a special need for chil- 
dren's and babies' sweaters to 
be sent to Yugoslavia. The Work 
Room is open Monday, Tuesday, 
and Wednesday mornings. 
o 

Dr. Loudon - 

(Continued from Page l t ) 
to the Allies. 

Meanwhile, said Dr. Loudon, 
the Indonesian "government" has 
not replied to proposals sent 
them by the Dutch, suggesting 
that the Indonesians, after a pe- 
riod of preparation, should de- 
cide their own political destiny. 
In these proposals, the Nether- 
lands Government promises that 
it will do all it can to help the 
Indonesians to attain their goals. 

Dr. Loudon was accompanied 
by his wife on his visit to Welles- 
ley. Since 1942 he has been Neth- 
erlands Ambassador at Washing- 
ton. He entered the Netherlands 
Diplomatic Service in 1916. as an 
attache to the Netherlands Le- 
gation in Sofia. Since that time 
he has been connected with lega- 
tions in Constantinople, London, 
Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Ma- 
drid, and Lisbon. In 1937 and 
1938 Dr. Loudon was Minister 
at Berne and permanent delegate 
to the League of Nations. 



Five Contestants 
Vie for Speech 
Prize in Finals 

Candidates in the final com- 
petition for the Fisk Speech 
Prize will be: Beatrice Alfke '48. 
speaking on "Compulsory Mili- 
tary Training"; Ida R. Harrison 
'46, speaking upon "Mathematics 
In Post-war Education"; and 
Mary Lou Maclsaac '46, whose 
topic will be "Speech and the 
Wellesley College Curriculum". 

June Waterous '47, will discuss 
"Woman's Role in American Cul 
ture." and Nancy Wrenn '48, will 
speak upon "Statehood for Ha- 
waii". 

Finals will be held in Room 
444, Green Hall, at 4:40 p.m. on 
Monday, March 25th. 

o 

Frosh Present Sunday 
Musicale at Vil House 

A musical afternoon represent- 
ing talent from the freshman 
class was presented in Washing- 
ton House, Sunday, March 10, at 
3:00 p. m. 

The programme included the 
Quartet in D Major, opus 20, by 
Haydn, performed by the fresh- 
man college quartet, Gertrude 
Tower, Ruth May, and Louise 
Carroll, aided by Mr. Harry 
Koblialka, conductor of the Col- 
lege Orchestra playing the viola; 
Brahms' Liebestreu; Speeks' 
Morning sung by Wynn Mason, 
accompanied by Barbara Daniels; 
and the Sonata for Violin and 
Piano in D Major by Nadini play- 
ed by Gertrude Tower and Bar- 
bara Daniels. 

The concert was sponsored by 
the members of Washington with 
the help of the Music depart- 
ment. It was open to all the 
members of the college and their 
friends. 



War Relief - 

/Continued from Page 1) 
dormitories and other buildings 
on campus. 

Theodore Smith, Professor of 
History at M.I.T. and a member 
of the United Nations Organiza- 
tion, will speak about conditions 
in Europe and the necessity for 
aid there in a lecture sponsored 
by the committee Wednesday eve- 
ning, March 27. The committee 
also hopes to be able to present 
two films, one issued by the 
UNRRA and one by the OWI, 
showing the devastation abroad 
and the relief work now being 
done. The group will circulate 
petitions which, when signed, will 
be sent to Washington to request 
that stricter food controls be ex- 
ercised in the United States so 
that our food supply may be 
shared more equally with the 
other peoples of the world. 



LOST: 

At Well: One bracelet and a 
wallet, found before Christmas 
are being held until claimed. 



Societies - 

(Continued from Page S) 
once of Greek mythology on 
modern music, using Orpheus 
and Eurydice by Gluck and 
Daphnis and Chloe by Ravel. A 
narrator will read both the orig- 
inal myths; then excerpts from 
the two operas will be played. 
Mary Hardiman '47 and Cherie 
Yarwood '47 will give an inter- 
pretative dance to Daphnis and 
Chloe. 



Churchill - Beyond • 
The Campus - 

( Continued from Page 2) 
with the British Empire and 
South America, form a bloc which 
could shatter the economy of the 
rest of the world. We could run 
all the economic councils of the 
UNO out of business. We could 
laugh at free trade. It is a truism 
to point out that economic op- 
pression has always been a large 
factor leading to war. 

In closing this particular col- 
umnist's mouth for good, at least 
in this particular spot, the 
column would like to take Call 
advantage of its freedom to ex- 
press personal viewpoints with- 
out in any way involving Forum. 
It occurs to this individual, in 
connection with Ambassador 
Loudon's speech on March 13, 
that flinging entirely uncalled-for 
accusations in reply to honest, 
civilized questions is hardly a dip- 
lomatic way to treat even an au- 
dience of college girls. 



Davenport Speech - 

(Continued from Page 3) 
dage '47, Margaret H. Edwards 
'46, Barbara Franket *47, Con- 
stance A. Kruger '47, Anita L. 
Martin '46, Jeanne C. Maurer '46, 
Martha Richardson '46, Alice C. 
Rolph '46, and Gertrude Thomp- 
son '47. 



Lehmann Talks 

On 'Gospels and 

Early Church' 

"The existence of the Christian 
Church is proof of the resurrec- 
tion," asserted Dr. Paul L. Leh- 
mann. Professor of Biblical His- 
tory, at a lecture for students 
of Biblical History 104, Monday 
evening, March 16, in Pendleton 
Hall. Dr. Lehmann spoke on the 
"Early Church and the Gospels." 

"The death of Jesus was un- 
mistakably the end of the disci- 
ples' hopes and fears," stated Dr. 
Lehmann. Only an event of such 
magnitude as that of the resur- 
rection of Jesus could change 
their perspective as it did. This 
is considered a frontier event in 
history, important to the hopes 
of all men. 

Dr. Lehmann explained the dif- 
ferentiation between Judaism 
and Christianity — on the basis of 
their definitions of hopes and 
memories. The hope of Judaism 
is in the future, while their mem- 
ories are in the past. The Chris- 
tian church made a break with 
the Jewish church when it be- 
gan to interpret the past in the 
hope of the future. This gave 
history a point of meaning from 
which all else is to be considered. 



Joceyln Rogers 
'47 Prom Head 

Plans for Junior Prom were 
discussed at a junior class meet- 
ing, March 13. The dance, which 
will be preceded by a dinner in 
Tower Court, is scheduled for 
May 4 from 8:00 p. m. to mid- 
night. Committee heads are Lyn 
Rogers '47, chairman; Ann Aren- 
berg, general arrangements; Max- 
ine Bublitz, decorations; Emily 
Fensterwald, orchestra; Alice 
Norton, refreshments; Margaret 
Childs, Prom Maids; Barbara 
Bell, programs. 



Miss Eiselen is New 
Dean for Class of '49 

Miss Elizabeth Eiselen, Assist- 
ant Professor of the Department 
of Geology and Geography, is to 
be the Dean of the Class of 1949, 
it was announced in Honors Day 
chapel March 8. Dean Kerby- 
Miller, who has guided the Fresh- 
men through this year, will as- 
sume the leadership of the class 
of 1950. 

"Out of the practice and faith 
of the disciples and the early 
church," concluded Dr. Lehmann, 
"come the Gospels to tell that 
Jesus is the Messiah, the Christ 
of God." 



McWilliams - 

(Continued from Page 4) 
ters, there were members of 
many different communities and 
many different professions herd- 
ed together in crowded quarters. * 
The government tried to make 
the first generation, who were 
necessarily enemy aliens, for- 
swear their allegiance to Japan 
without giving them any claim 
to the U. S. The second genera- 
tion, citizens by birth, were 
"split" by questions of U. S. in- 
tentions, and if they were citi- 
zens, why could they not leave 
the relocation centers? 




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